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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
When to Get Tested?
Immediately, then followed by a series of troponin tests over several hours when you are having signs and symptoms that may be due to a heart attack, such as pain in your chest, shoulders, neck, jaw and/or shortness of breath; when your angina worsens, especially if it does not resolve with rest
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?